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RECENT NEWS

Vail Veterans Program unites caregivers of injured combat vets
May 14, 2019

VAIL — Imagine walking into a room with two dozen best friends whom you’ve just met. That’s life this week for a Vail Veterans Program Caregivers Reunion — all caregivers for combat veterans who were injured in Iraq or Afghanistan. Just as heroic as those soldiers are the people who take care of them. Their… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program celebrates 15 years of helping heroes
March 18, 2019

VAIL — An Army Special Forces unit is skiing down Vail Mountain when its members cross paths with a Vail Veterans Program crew. Both groups stop, happily acknowledge each other and their gear. Handshakes and introductions all around, most punctuated with: “Thank you for your service.” “Thank you for yours.” In that instant is the… Read more »

Vail Veterans Program’s Family Week reminds us that we’re all in this together

VAIL — Jess and Tina Walton’s two sons were among dozens of kids bouncing around the Larkspur restaurant Thursday morning, anxious for their last day skiing on Vail Mountain with the Vail Veterans Program. Eight-year-old Chase Walton strolled past his dad and gave him a loving punch in the shoulder … because they’re guys who… Read more »

In The News

Making miracles: Vail Veterans Program is ‘what was missing after Vietnam’

February 1, 2018

 

McDougal was a paraplegic last July. He has followed his own best advice, “Physician, heal thyself,” and was improving but was still in a wheelchair in early November.

Yet here he is two months later, one of 85 guests of the Vail Veterans Program’s January group, standing at the top of Golden Peak … standing … on skis … in Vail.

McDougal believes in miracles, because he is one. On Monday, Jan. 22, he grinned like the medical miracle he is, pushed off and followed the laws of gravity with missionary zeal.

Onlookers at the bottom cheered. His wife cried. Truth be told, if there were dry eyes on Golden Peak, then they were lying eyes.

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